Medical

VMware provides voluntary healthcare coverage via Grand United (GU) Health.

Eligibility

All permanent employees (included permanent fixed term employees) are eligible up to retirement age. The plan also covers the following dependents:

  • Spouse/Partner
  • Your children up to the age of 21 or 24 if they’re registered as student dependents

Please note, contractors are not eligible.

Benefits

With your health and wellbeing in mind, VMware has partnered with GU Health to provide you with access to a tailored health plan with extensive benefits. The Premier Hospital Plan provides coverage for:

Premier Benefits Plan Coverage

Service Benefit
Private Room/Shared Room 100%
Theatre Fees 100%
Intensive Care 100%
Coronary Care 100%
Pregnancy and birth related services 100%
Surgically implanted prostheses 100% of minimum cost for Govt. approved appliances
Elective cosmetic and plastic surgery Limited cover
Psychiatric and rehabilitation care 100%
Ambulance 100% of Emergency
In-hospital Care Benefit $500 per member per year
Member support Program Available (see policy document for further details)
Access Gap Cover Available (see policy document for further details)
Special Nursing $1,000

Please note, for more information around pre-existing and waiting periods, please refer to the GU booklet under resources section.

Superior Benefits Plan Coverage

Services Details Benefit Maximum Limit
General dental Checkups, basic fillings, x-rays, scale & clean 80% $1,200
Major dental Crowns, bridges, dentures, root canal, periodontics, inlays/on lays, implants & orthodontics 80% $1,700
Optical Prescription glasses & contact lenses, including repairs. Tinting, coating & hardening of lenses not covered. 80% $350
Physiotherapy & specialist therapies Physiotherapy, speech pathology, antenatal, eye therapy & occupational therapy. Consultations only. 80% $600
Pharmaceuticals Prescription items with an official pharmacy receipt. 100% $500
Chiropractic & osteopathy Consultations only. Includes two chiropractic x-rays 80% $500
Clinical psychology & hypnotherapy Consultations only 80% $500
Natural therapies Consultations only
Dietetics Consultations only
Audiology Consultations only 80% $200
Podiatry Consultations only 80% $300
Hearing aids One appliance every five years 100% $500
Aids & appliances CPAP machines, blood pressure monitors, custom made orthotics & more. 80% $500

Please note, pre-existing conditions will be excluded under the plan for the first 12 months from date of commencement of insurance coverage.

Enrollment

You may enroll in the VMware Corporate Health Plan at any time post commencement with VMware.

If you would like to join our company plan and haven’t been a previous member of GU Health, then please complete the online application form by clicking the link below, and entering the company code:

Link: https://members.guhealth.com.au/vmware

Code: vm104

In the ‘New members’ section click on the link ‘Would you like to join online?’ and follow the prompts.

If you have been a previous member of GU Health and would like to join our corporate plan, please complete the hard copy application forms:

 Contributions

VMware pays 100% of the premium costs based on the Rebate Tier declared by you with GU Healthcare. Gross income threshold tiers are valid until 30 June 2024.

Contributions

April 2018 – April 2019 ​​ Base Tier Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3
Single Income Rebate Threshold $90, 000 or less $90, 001 –

$105, 000

$105, 001-

$140, 000

$140, 001 +
Family Income Rebate Threshold $180, 000 or less $180, 001-

$210, 000

$210, 001-

$280, 000

$280, 001 +

Note: Single parents and couples (including de facto couples) are subject to family rules. For families with children, the thresholds are increased by $1, 500 for each child after the first.

  • If you are unsure which Tier you are currently on, please reach out to GU Health

Coverage Begins

Coverage for you and your dependents under the Grand United Healthcare plan will begin from the joining date you nominate on the membership form.

When Coverage Ends

Your Health coverage ends for you and your dependents on the last day of your employment with VMware. You can opt to convert the healthcare coverage into a retail policy with the same insurer, subject to the applicable terms and conditions and your premium rates may change accordingly.

Contact Us

Contact HR Source [VMware network access required]
ASK HR [VMware network access required]
Phone: (+61) 292935535


Grand United (GU) Health
Phone: 1 800 249 966
Email:
corporate@guhealth.com.au

Resources

Application: Australian Resident[VMware network access required]

Application: Overseas Resident[VMware network access required]

GU Website

Info Booklet: Australian Resident[VMware network access required]

Info Booklet: Overseas Resident[VMware network access required]

Last Updated: 6 Sep 2021, 6:38 AM